Barreiros, P., Haddad Jr., V. & Barreiros, J.P. (2017) Description of an eye barotrauma in scuba diving with clinical discussion. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 5(3), 126-128. DOI:10.12980/jclm.5.2017J6-264.
In this paper we report and discuss a scuba diving accident caused by compression of the mask at a depth of 9.1 m resulting in conjunctiva haemorrhage of both eyes in a 21-year-old male. After five weeks and benefiting from immediate post-accident medical attention and medication followed by ophthalmologic examinations the patient recovered with no chronic effects neither in vision nor in the eyes.